Athletics, Health, Healthy Recipes

Have you tried Protein Power Porridge yet??

This porridge is not your Momma’s old fashioned stove-top porridge!

It’s a quick, easy, one-bowl tasty meal packed full of protein, fiber and vitamins. This is one of my favourite things to eat after a morning workout or run! 👟👟

Protein Power Porridge Recipe

Ingredients & Directions: 🍴📃

  • 1/3 C quick oats
  • 1 serving protein shake mix
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower seed
  • 1 Tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 serving fiber boost
  • 1 Tbsp ground flax seed
  • Mix together in a bowl.
  • Then add
    1 C almond milk.

Cook in microwave oven at medium heat 1.5 minutes. Stir. Cook another 30 seconds.

Garnish with:
Cinnamon sprinkled to taste
1/3 C blueberries (or strawberries)🍓
Bonne appetite! 💚
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Athletics, Health, Healthy Recipes

Why would you put that in your recovery smoothie?

Last post you received a tasty smoothie recipe to help you recover after a workout.

Recovery Smoothie

So now you’re going to find why you would want to use those ingredients.


  • Banana: electrolytes Potassium and Magnesium
  • Mixed berries blueberry/strawberry/blackberry: are anti-inflammatory and contain Vitamin C
  • Ground flax seed: contains omega-3 fatty acid which rebuild tissue and also is anti-inflammatory
  • Protein shake mix: delivers amino acids for muscle support (may also have vitamins and minerals)
  • Fresh ginger root: anti-inflammarory and anti-oxidant, promotes good digestion
  • Cinnamon spice: powerful anti-oxidant polyphenol and anti-inflammatory
  • Kale: an anti-oxidant with vitamins, minerals, calcium, and high-fibre
  • Papaya: anti-oxidant, Vitamin C, electrolytes Magnesium and Potassium
  • Water: hydration

So there you go, not only are these ingredients tasty they also serve a helpful purpose…to get your body healing faster so you can feel better and be stronger for your next day of workout or exercise!

Have any comments or other favourite ingredients you like to use in your recovery smoothies? Please leave a comment on my Facebook Page

(previously posted April 19, 2017)
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Simple Recovery Smoothie Recipe

During a work-out or exercise your body uses energy stores, nutrients, an electrolytes. After your done it’s important to replenish these items so that your body can heal and recover. There is a critical 30 minute window right after exercising where your body needs these nutrients the most. Here is a simple smoothie recipe to help with your post-exercise recovery.

Recovery Smoothie Ingredients


  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/4 C mixed berries
  • 3 Tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1 serving protein shake mix
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger root
  • 2 tsp cinnamon spice
  • 1/4 C kale
  • 1/4 C papaya
  • 1/2 C water or soya milk or almond milk


Put all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Add more water or milk as required to get desired consistency. Drink and enjoy!


(post previously published April 17, 2017)